Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby Fodus » Thu Jan 29, 2009 1:18 am

Yar. I found it when I got home. I couldn't see the info on their webpage anywhere and when I went to the "visiting columbia" page, it only talked about not going during their spring break.

Thanks guys.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby pineapples » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:41 pm

I just saw on the "Who did you hear from TODAY" thread that someone was accepted today with a postdate of 1/27...

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby bahnerjulia » Thu Jan 29, 2009 5:46 pm

pineapples wrote:I just saw on the "Who did you hear from TODAY" thread that someone was accepted today with a postdate of 1/27...

Yeah but he was international.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby pineapples » Thu Jan 29, 2009 6:02 pm

bahnerjulia wrote:
pineapples wrote:I just saw on the "Who did you hear from TODAY" thread that someone was accepted today with a postdate of 1/27...

Yeah but he was international.


I'm pretty sure he/she is in Boston.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby JohnW87 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:10 pm

Just got in! Marked 1/26, with the Butler Fellowship. Hope springs eternal in the human heart.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby pineapples » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:19 pm

JohnW87 wrote:Just got in! Marked 1/26, with the Butler Fellowship. Hope springs eternal in the human heart.


CONGRATS!! location?

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby red_sox » Thu Jan 29, 2009 8:56 pm

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby JohnW87 » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:05 pm

I'm in the Midwest.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby TammyG » Thu Jan 29, 2009 9:20 pm

I just got the "complete" email! Probably waaaay too excited about it - but it's the only news I've had in days :D

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby JohnW87 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 12:53 am

GUYS!! I have an update for you that should cheer everyone up. I just looked at my admissions envelope and it was actually postmarked January 27th! This means there was definitely a third batch. Anyone who hasn't been accepted yet should feel a little bit better.

Good luck to all of you. :D

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby bahnerjulia » Fri Jan 30, 2009 1:20 am

pineapples wrote:
bahnerjulia wrote:
pineapples wrote:I just saw on the "Who did you hear from TODAY" thread that someone was accepted today with a postdate of 1/27...

Yeah but he was international.


I'm pretty sure he/she is in Boston.

For some reason I thought he had something to do with Jamaica. Maybe I'm just going crazy. Never mind. Columbia, you have officially driven me crazy.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby 0L09 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:31 pm

From what I gather on this thread, seems like Columbia only sends the snail mail for acceptances.

Just wanted to confirm that they don't also call or e-mail like some other schools do? Thanks!

Also, for those who are already accepted, did your status on status checker change?

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby red_sox » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:36 pm

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby Severa » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:43 pm

What does the "handbook" actually look like? I got a really ambivalent packet from them in the mail the other day that had a small pamphlet and a larger viewbook...but it said nothing of admitted...merely that they "appreciate [my] interest in [Columbia] and look forward to assisting [me] as [I] plan [my] legal career." um...i may just be grasping at straws...

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby express01 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:45 pm

Severa wrote:What does the "handbook" actually look like? I got a really ambivalent packet from them in the mail the other day that had a small pamphlet and a larger viewbook...but it said nothing of admitted...merely that they "appreciate [my] interest in [Columbia] and look forward to assisting [me] as [I] plan [my] legal career." um...i may just be grasping at straws...



It says admitted students' handbook something like that, and there is a letter that reads something like

"congratulation again for getting into columbia blah blah blah"

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby sbalive » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:53 pm

If you're within USPS 1 to 2-day 1st class mail delivery range of Columbia, you get a letter addressed to you in a thin folder sent in a regular-mail envelope. The letter warns you of future mailings of various shapes and sizes. This is followed by a binder with a generic letter addressed to "Admitted Studet" - this is sent by priority mail and probably arrives the next day. Then, at some point you get an email telling you about some blog. The farther away you get from New York City, the more randomly ordered these 3 items can become, so some people end up getting the email or package before they get the actual letter.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby Lem37 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 3:57 pm

sbalive wrote:If you're within USPS 1 to 2-day 1st class mail delivery range of Columbia, you get a letter addressed to you in a thin folder sent in a regular-mail envelope. The letter warns you of future mailings of various shapes and sizes. This is followed by a binder with a generic letter addressed to "Admitted Studet" - this is sent by priority mail and probably arrives the next day. Then, at some point you get an email telling you about some blog. The farther away you get from New York City, the more randomly ordered these 3 items can become, so some people end up getting the email or package before they get the actual letter.


I got my acceptance letter last Saturday, and still haven't received the Handbook...and I'm in South Jersey. Grr.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby sophie316 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:16 pm

Has anyone overseas gotten in by emailor mail since the first batch?

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby rabbit9198 » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:19 pm

KingJames wrote:Got an email about a blog for admitted students. Says, "Congrats again on your acceptance"...I guess this means I am in even though I have not gotten anything in the mail yet. Located in Ithaca, NY


Someone's Google-confirmed (?) explanation for the e-mail, which may have been sent in error: --LinkRemoved--

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby sbalive » Fri Jan 30, 2009 4:32 pm

rabbit9198 wrote:
KingJames wrote:Got an email about a blog for admitted students. Says, "Congrats again on your acceptance"...I guess this means I am in even though I have not gotten anything in the mail yet. Located in Ithaca, NY


Someone's Google-confirmed (?) explanation for the e-mail, which may have been sent in error: --LinkRemoved--


I don't have that glitch (although there's an attachment that you can download if you don't have HTML email, and that one is a link to an image of a letter that says "Dear Admitted Student") - when I forward it, it looks the same. I tried my best to "break" it with my iPhone and text-only view on gmail & finally ended up forwarding it to an account where I could download and view the raw source... but it looks ok.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby westbayguy » Fri Jan 30, 2009 6:23 pm

A west coast friend got acceptance letter with Hamilton yesterday (1/29). He went complete just after year end. Don't know date of letter.

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby lsplz » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:51 pm

AAAAH!! Got a Hamilton! Came in this afternoon. Postmarked 1/27. OMG I have NO IDEA what I'm going to do now!!!!

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby huckabees » Fri Jan 30, 2009 10:54 pm

Lsplz, I told you!!!

Congratulations!! You deserved it 100%!!!!!

:D

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby pineapples » Sun Feb 01, 2009 1:47 am

lsplz wrote:AAAAH!! Got a Hamilton! Came in this afternoon. Postmarked 1/27. OMG I have NO IDEA what I'm going to do now!!!!


Wow! Congrats! GPA/LSAT? Location?

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Re: Columbia Applicants Waiting Thread

Postby yagrish » Mon Feb 02, 2009 7:57 pm

Finally IN! Postmarked 1/30. No grade request, no scholly (although I did not expect it, I did have a dream about it)




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